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right to fold? - Mon Nov 28, 2011, 06:38 PM
Tomcrockpot's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 140
Was I right to fold here? No reads on villain other than stats 25/6
The call / Raise allin just scared the hell out of me, didn't think it was worth risking half my stack at this stage in the tourney

PokerStars Game #71299957317: Tournament #476001653, $0.23+$0.02 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level IV (50/100) - 2011/11/28 23:30:58 WET [2011/11/28 18:30:58 ET]
Table '476001653 3' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 1: Bongoxxl (2875 in chips)
Seat 3: andre_hi (1700 in chips)
Seat 4: CHONCHOCORO (2085 in chips)
Seat 5: awkwardmomen (5355 in chips)
Seat 7: nivaniva (2295 in chips)
Seat 8: Tomcrockpot (4060 in chips)
Seat 9: KingOffCool (6455 in chips)
nivaniva: posts small blind 50
Tomcrockpot: posts big blind 100
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Tomcrockpot [Ac Jh]
KingOffCool: folds
Bongoxxl: folds
andre_hi: folds
awkwardmomen: calls 100
nivaniva: calls 50
Tomcrockpot: raises 300 to 400
awkwardmomen: calls 300
nivaniva: raises 1895 to 2295 and is all-in
Tomcrockpot: folds
awkwardmomen: calls 1895
*** FLOP *** [8d Td 6c]
*** TURN *** [8d Td 6c] [Ad]
*** RIVER *** [8d Td 6c Ad] [5d]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
nivaniva: shows [Jc Jd] (a flush, Ace high)
awkwardmomen: shows [Ah Qh] (a pair of Aces)
nivaniva collected 4990 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 4990 | Rake 0
Board [8d Td 6c Ad 5d]
Seat 1: Bongoxxl folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: andre_hi folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: CHONCHOCORO folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: awkwardmomen (button) showed [Ah Qh] and lost with a pair of Aces
Seat 7: nivaniva (small blind) showed [Jc Jd] and won (4990) with a flush, Ace high
Seat 8: Tomcrockpot (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 9: KingOffCool folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Mon Nov 28, 2011, 06:45 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,814
It's still early, you've got a decent hand, but not a monster and you'd most likely be in a 3-way pot. Against 2 random hands, you'll only win 45% of the time, if the opps have even a top 20% hand, then you only win 34% and if they have a top 10% hand, you only win 25%.

I think you're alot better off mucking this and finding a better situation where you can have a monster hand or isolate one opponent.... so that you're a big favorite to win the hand, not be a favorite to lose the hand.

Mon Nov 28, 2011, 06:46 PM
Grade b's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 3,604
After the reraise i would have folded.

With No read on your villian might just check my option as BB.

Grade b
Mon Nov 28, 2011, 07:05 PM
Tomcrockpot's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 140
cheers guys, with the raise I was hoping at least one of them would fold, since at this level limpers will often fold to aggression, but yep, the reraise allin, not worth the risk

also I was out of position against the player with the bigger stack too

Last edited by Tomcrockpot; Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 07:34 PM.. Reason: position
Mon Nov 28, 2011, 07:56 PM
Tomcrockpot's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 140
Well, it paid off!
finished the tourney in second. Not bad considering I was small stack at start of final table
Think my heads up and end game needs work though.. I'll check some of the training videos..

During current Hold'em session you were dealt 147 hands and saw flop:
- 5 out of 26 times while in big blind (19%)
- 5 out of 25 times while in small blind (20%)
- 8 out of 96 times in other positions (8%)
- a total of 18 out of 147 (12%)
Pots won at showdown - 5 of 7 (71%)
Pots won without showdown - 16

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